Visa Company Profile (NYSE:V)

About Visa

Visa logoVisa Inc. is a payments technology company. The Company is engaged in operating a processing network, VisaNet, which facilitates authorization, clearing and settlement of payment transactions across the world. The Company provides its services to consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories for electronic payments. The Company offers fraud protection for account holders and rapid payment for merchants. The Company provides a variety of payment solutions that support payment products that issuers can offer to their account holders, such as pay now with debit, pay ahead with prepaid or pay later with credit products. The Company offers a suite of digital, eCommerce and mobile products and services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Credit Services
  • Sub-Industry: Data Processing & Outsourced Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: V
  • CUSIP: 92826C83
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $83.17
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $82.47
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $79.56
  • 52-Week Range: $66.12 - $83.79
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.35
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.05
  • P/E Growth: 1.86
  • Market Cap: $196.28B
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,359,955,000
  • Beta: 0.95
  • Net Margins: 38.72%
  • Return on Equity: 22.36%
  • Return on Assets: 12.11%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.59%
  • Current Ratio: 1.85%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.85%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Visa (NYSE:V) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 28 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.88)
Consensus Price Target: $89.90 (8.09% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Visa (NYSE:V)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/24/2016Drexel HamiltonUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
10/21/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$90.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
10/21/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$93.00View Rating Details
10/21/2016WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$77.00View Rating Details
10/21/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$91.00View Rating Details
10/21/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$103.00View Rating Details
10/21/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$95.00View Rating Details
10/18/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$100.00View Rating Details
10/14/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperform$99.00View Rating Details
9/14/2016Pacific CrestSet Price TargetBuy$92.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingOverweight$94.00View Rating Details
7/25/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$85.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$90.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$86.00 -> $91.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
7/18/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$86.00View Rating Details
7/2/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform$97.00View Rating Details
6/28/2016Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$92.00View Rating Details
6/10/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$85.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
4/20/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$85.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
4/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/15/2016Compass PointInitiated CoverageNeutral$80.00View Rating Details
4/9/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/4/2016Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetBuy$84.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
3/31/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$98.00View Rating Details
2/11/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$70.15 -> $75.00View Rating Details
1/30/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$91.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Sandler O'NeillLower Price TargetHold$76.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price Target$89.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$84.00View Rating Details
12/30/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$85.00View Rating Details
11/3/2015SusquehannaReiterated RatingPositive$85.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
10/22/2015Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
10/8/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$85.00View Rating Details
7/28/2015S&P Equity ResearchDowngradeHold$80.00View Rating Details
7/25/2015FBR & CoReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/24/2015Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHold$66.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
5/20/2015Credit Agricole SAInitiated CoverageOutperform$77.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Visa (NYSE:V)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/24/2016Q4$0.73$0.78$4.23 billion$4.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q316$0.66$0.69$3.67 billion$3.63 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q216$0.67$0.68$3.60 billion$3.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q116$0.68$0.69$3.63 billion$3.57 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q415$0.63$0.62$3.56 billion$3.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q315$0.59$0.74$3.37 billion$3.52 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q215$0.62$0.63$3.34 billion$3.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q115$2.49$2.53$3.35 billion$3.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q414$2.10$2.18$3.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q314$2.10$2.17$3.15 billion$3.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q214$2.18$2.52$3.19 billion$3.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q114$2.16$2.20$3.12 billion$3.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q413$1.85$1.85$3.02 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q3 2013$1.80$1.88$2.89 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q2 2013$1.81$1.92$2.87 billion$2.96 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q1 2013$1.79$1.82$2.82 billion$2.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2012$1.50$1.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$1.45$1.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$1.50$1.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$1.25$1.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$1.23$1.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$1.20$1.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$1.21$1.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Visa (NYSE:V)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.79 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.32 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20169$0.64$0.71$0.67
Q2 20166$0.72$0.75$0.73
Q3 20166$0.65$0.78$0.70
Q4 20166$0.72$0.78$0.74
Q1 20175$0.77$0.79$0.78
Q2 20175$0.76$0.81$0.79
Q3 20175$0.82$0.86$0.84
Q4 20175$0.87$0.94$0.89
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Visa (NYSE:V)
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:0.67%
Dividend Growth:26.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:24.35% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
20.07% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
16.87% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Visa (NYSE:V)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Visa (NYSE:V)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.17%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.06%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/10/2016Ellen RicheyInsiderSell39,348$70.00$2,754,360.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015William M. SheedyEVPSell60,930$79.47$4,842,107.10View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Ellen RicheyInsiderSell4,785$277.00$1,325,445.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Ellen RicheyInsiderSell7,966$267.41$2,130,188.06View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015Antonio LucioEVPSell3,438$255.89$879,749.82View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Antonio LucioEVPSell14,545$215.07$3,128,193.15View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Antonio LucioEVPSell7,304$210.88$1,540,267.52View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Byron Pollitt, Jr.CFOSell79,518$210.00$16,698,780.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Alfred Kelly, Jr.DirectorBuy1,575$222.70$350,752.50View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Elizabeth BuseEVPSell6,159$225.89$1,391,256.51View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Antonio LucioEVPSell7,163$221.50$1,586,604.50View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Francisco Fernandez-CarbajalDirectorSell40,600$201.69$8,188,614.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Elizabeth BuseInsiderSell4,405$205.92$907,077.60View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Elizabeth BuseInsiderSell7,648$199.37$1,524,781.76View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013William M SheedyInsiderSell8,500$197.81$1,681,385.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Elizabeth BuseInsiderSell17,562$177.03$3,109,000.86View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Joshua FloumGeneral CounselSell23,133$183.95$4,255,315.35View SEC Filing  
7/11/2013Ellen RicheyInsiderSell25,432$188.56$4,795,457.92View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Antonio LucioInsiderSell9,537$180.54$1,721,809.98View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Mary B CranstonDirectorSell1,000$179.10$179,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2013Antonio LucioInsiderSell23,906$155.80$3,724,554.80View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Visa (NYSE:V)
DateHeadline logoUPDATE 3-Visa profit, revenue beat analysts' estimates (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 8:01 PM logoVisa Inc Q4 Results Surge as Payments Volume Hits $1.9 trillion (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:36 PM logoVisa Profit Climbs 28% as Consumer Card Spending Increases (1) (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:36 PM
News IconVisa Profit Rises 28% as Results Top Wall Street Views -- 3rd Update (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:36 PM
News IconVisa 4Q results rise 28 percent, helped by Visa Europe (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:35 PM
News IconVisa's profit spikes 28% (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:35 PM
News IconVisa's quarterly profit rises almost 28 per cent (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:35 PM logo[$$] Visa Profit Rises 28% as Results Top Wall Street Views (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:35 PM logoVisa profit, revenue beat analysts' estimates - Reuters (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:24 PM logoVisa Shares Weak Despite Strong Results (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 5:58 PM logo5 Stocks Moving In Monday's After-Hours Session (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 5:58 PM
News IconVisa Slides Despite Earnings Beat (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 5:40 PM logoAnalyst Thoughts On Visa Ahead Of Q4 Earnings (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 4:42 PM logoNotable Monday Option Activity: V, DVA, RRC (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 1:41 PM logoGoogle, Visa and Mastercard want to get rid of passwords (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 1:20 PM logoBRIEF-Visa Checkout opens platform for integration with digital wallets (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 12:55 PM logoThe Market In 5 Minutes: Industry-Changing M&A In Media, Aerospace, And Financial Services (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 10:48 AM
News IconWhat to Expect From Visa Earnings (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 9:20 AM logoBRIEF-Visa, Intel to work on payment security for connected devices (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 8:51 AM logoVisa Stands Its Ground Against Rivals - Wall Street Journal (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:56 AM
News IconVisa Inc (NYSE:V) Heffx Trading Outlook - Live Trading News (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:56 AM
News IconWill Visa Inc's (V) Earnings Grow Over The Next Year? - Simply Wall St (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:56 AM logoBlockchain Hype Takes Hit as Chain Releases Code for All to Use (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:56 AM logoThree things to watch in Visa's earnings (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:56 AM logoQ4 2016 Visa Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 7:56 AM logoMust Watch Stocks for October 24, 2016 (NYSE:V) - October 24 at 6:21 AM logoVisa Stands Its Ground Against Rivals (NYSE:V) - October 23 at 9:39 PM logoVisa Stands Its Ground Against Rivals -- Ahead of the Tape (NYSE:V) - October 23 at 7:42 PM logoThis Week's Dow Earnings: High Expectations For DuPont And Visa (NYSE:V) - October 23 at 1:36 PM logoVisa Inc (V) Option Bulls Charge Ahead of Earnings - Schaeffers Research (blog) (NYSE:V) - October 22 at 7:18 PM logoCEO Shake Up Spooks Traders Ahead of Visa Inc (V) Earnings - (NYSE:V) - October 22 at 7:18 PM logoVisa : Hyperwallet Augments Existing Payout Optionality with Visa Direct (NYSE:V) - October 22 at 11:43 AM logoVisa Introduces International B2B Payment Solution Built on Chain’s Blockchain Technology (NYSE:V) - October 21 at 7:55 PM logoVisa Taps Blockchain for Cross-Border Payment Plan (NYSE:V) - October 21 at 7:55 PM logoCEO Shake Up Spooks Traders Ahead of Visa Inc (V) Earnings (NYSE:V) - October 21 at 5:27 PM
News IconHolder Move: Visa INC (V) Holder Natixis Asset Management Has Increased Holding by $3.23 Million - Chester News (NYSE:V) - October 21 at 11:35 AM logoVisa Taps Blockchain for Cross-Border Payment Plan - Wall Street Journal (NYSE:V) - October 21 at 11:35 AM logoPayPal Hikes Revenue Outlook As Payment Ecosystem Grows (NYSE:V) - October 21 at 11:35 AM logoVisa (V) Well Poised to Beat on Q4 Earnings: Here's Why? (NYSE:V) - October 21 at 11:35 AM logoBRIEF-Visa introduces international B2B payment solution (NYSE:V) - October 21 at 7:57 AM logo3 Big Stock Charts: Visa Inc (V), Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) and Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX) - (NYSE:V) - October 20 at 8:12 PM
News IconInstitutional Heat: As Visa INC (V) Stock Declined, Axiom International Investors LLC Has Cut Its Holding - Chester News (NYSE:V) - October 20 at 8:12 PM
News IconSteady Stock Movements: Visa Inc (NYSE:V) - Post Registrar (NYSE:V) - October 20 at 8:12 PM logo3 Big Stock Charts: Visa Inc (V), Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) and Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX) (NYSE:V) - October 20 at 11:21 AM
News IconSecurity breach feared in up to 3.25 million Indian debit cards (NYSE:V) - October 20 at 9:44 AM logoVisa's Card Services to Support Android Pay in Hong Kong (NYSE:V) - October 20 at 9:44 AM
News IconCredit Services: Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) Position of the day (NYSE:V) - October 20 at 9:44 AM logoWhy Visa (V) Might Surprise This Earnings Season (NYSE:V) - October 20 at 9:44 AM logoUPDATE 2-Security breach feared in up to 3.25 mln Indian debit cards (NYSE:V) - October 20 at 9:44 AM
News IconVisa Inc. (NYSE:V) Earnings Preview: Should Investors Be Nervous? - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:V) - October 19 at 7:33 PM


Visa (NYSE:V) Chart for Monday, October, 24, 2016

Last Updated on 10/24/2016 by Staff